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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo quits, co-founder & chairman Jack Dorsey becomes interim chief

Friday, June 12, 2015 | More »

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Dick Costolo has stepped down from his position as CEO of Twitter in yet another top-deck shakeout at the microblogging company. While the company did not specify the reason behind the development, several media reports have suggested that the move was a fallout of the social media giant’s sta...


Twitter freshens up its user profile pages

Twitter Inc unveiled a redesign of its user profile pages on Tuesday, the latest in a series of steps promised by the company to bring new users to the seven-year-old service. In response to an all-time low in user growth figures during the recent quarter, Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo told w...

8 April, 2014 | More »


Twitter users revolt over changes to abusive behavior policy

Twitter Inc was forced to nix a change to its “block” feature on Thursday after attracting a wave of protest from users who said the new policy empowered perpetrators of online abuse. The humbling reversal on one of the most sensitive policy issues facing the social network came as Twitt...

13 December, 2013 | More »


Twitter to be valued at $11B at IPO, hires head of news

Seeking to avoid a repeat of Facebook Inc’s much-maligned public debut, Twitter Inc revealed more modest ambitions, saying its initial offering would raise up to $1.6 billion and value the company at up to about $11 billion. The valuation was more conservative than the $15 billion some analyst...

25 October, 2013 | More »


How freewheeling Twitter became a money-spinning juggernaut

Around midnight on Christmas Eve of 2009, a handful of employees at Twitter received an unconventional holiday greeting from Dick Costolo, then the chief operating officer. “It was an email that said, ‘We have to move really, really fast. There’s no time to rest because we have a massi...

17 September, 2013 | More »

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Founder Jack Dorsey Returns To Twitter As Executive Chairman

“Today I’m thrilled to get back to work at @Twitter leading product as Executive Chairman. And yes: leading @Square forevermore as CEO. #200% “ That was Jack Dorsey, tweeting about his return to Twitter, hash tags et al. “Excited that Twitter Chairman @jack will be returning to the compa...

29 March, 2011 | More »